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SIEMENS WIND POWER

SIEMENS WIND POWER – DIMENSIONING OF LIFTING EQUIPMENT REDUCES RISK OF EQUIPMENT FAILURE

Challenges

When Siemens Gamesa contacted DIS/CREADIS with a request for dimensioning of lifting equipment, the task needed to be completed quickly without compromising Siemens Gamesa's high-quality standards. The assignment required the dimensioning of different fittings for lifting, including the verification of their strength and the analysis of welds, bolts, and tools for tension tests of the fittings.

Solution

DIS/CREADIS quickly set up a project group comprising of constructors, estimators, and project managers to complete the task. The team designed detailed FEM-models of each fitting to verify the strength of all welds and bolts. Tools used for tension tests of the fittings were also analyzed. The key to success was project management, which involved thorough planning and a detailed schedule to ensure that the project was completed successfully.

Benefits

The solution provided significant benefits to Siemens Gamesa. The quick completion of the task without compromising quality ensured that Siemens could continue to provide sustainable energy solutions to its customers efficiently and effectively. The detailed FEM-models of each fitting ensured that their strength was verified, and welds and bolts were controlled, reducing the risk of equipment failure. The thorough planning and detailed schedule ensured that the project was completed successfully, further reducing risks, and ensuring quality. Overall, the solution provided by DIS/CREADIS ensured that Siemens Gamesa's high quality standards were met while completing the task efficiently and effectively.

Why DIS/CREADIS

DIS/CREADIS was chosen as a partner due to their expertise in engineering, project management, and production optimization specifically within wind turbine manufacturing. They were able to provide a competent and cost-optimized global team approach, ensuring that the project was completed on time and within budget.

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